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Spoon

Object Number: 
1961.28
Date: 
1760-1780
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 21 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bottom of handle: "LONDON" and "CM" engraved: bottom of handle: "DM"
Description: 
Pewter spoon; shell design on back of bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This spoon was found in the wreckage of the H.M.S. Hussar, a British frigate that sunk in the East River off Morrisania, New York on November 23, 1780.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lewis Gouverneur Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group